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Earl Cruze, Cruze Farm Dairy history, & dating, plus Colleen Cruze Bhatti on ice cream & buttermilk

A visit between cutting hay on a hot summer day with Cruze Dairy Farm's Earl Cruze & Colleen Cruze Bhatti  in East Knox County, Tennessee. 

Colleen Cruze Bhatti & Biscuit Boss John Craig during BiscuitFest 2017 at the Mast General Store (just next door to Cruze Farm Dairy Store on Gay St. in downtown Knoxville, Tennessee). 

Colleen Cruze Bhatti & Biscuit Boss John Craig during BiscuitFest 2017 at the Mast General Store (just next door to Cruze Farm Dairy Store on Gay St. in downtown Knoxville, Tennessee). 

The Cruze Farm Dairy store front at 408 Gay St. Knoxville, Tennessee. http://www.cruzefarm.com/

The Cruze Farm Dairy store front at 408 Gay St. Knoxville, Tennessee. http://www.cruzefarm.com/

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Ron Downer - The little known brew master & judge behind some of East Tennessee's most famous beers- And Hops in the Hills Brew Festival.

Ron Downer, the little known man behind some of our region's most beloved craft brews & one of the judges for Hops in the Hills Craft Brew Fest. Amy's guest, part of her feature on Hops in the Hills Craft Beer Festival, a celebration of fermentation.  https://www.facebook.com/hopsinthehills/ 
 

Ron Downer (Photo taken at Black Berry Farm Brewery) where he developed the recipes for many of the beers they produce today.

Ron Downer (Photo taken at Black Berry Farm Brewery) where he developed the recipes for many of the beers they produce today.

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Hops in the Hills Craft Beer Festival, a celebration of fermentation, Maryville, TN

Hops in the Hills Craft Beer Festival
We visit with Christine Collins who will let us know about a craft brew festival upcoming in Maryville TN called Hops in the Hills - this is a celebration of fermentation where science and agriculture meet. Christineis part of a group of people who work to make this festival happen. 
This festival takes place Saturday, June 24 from 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. as part of the weekend long Hot Summer Nights Festival on the streets of downtown, Maryville, TN.

Christine Collins lets us know about the 3rd Annual Hops in the Hills Craft Brew Festival, Maryville, TN - June 24, 5:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. http://www.hopsinthehills.com/

Christine Collins lets us know about the 3rd Annual Hops in the Hills Craft Brew Festival, Maryville, TN - June 24, 5:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. http://www.hopsinthehills.com/

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Who was JC Holdway? A visit with James Beard Award Winning Chef Joseph Lenn, his Granny & Mama

Who was JC Holdway?  Why is Chef Joseph Lenn's restaurant named after his Uncle Joe? This podcast is a visit with James Beard Award Winning Chef Joseph Lenn along with Joseph's Mother (Emily Lenn), and his Grandmother (JC Holdway's sister, Juanita Evans). We hear their memories of Uncle Joe, and the inspiration behind the restaurant JC Holdway. The restaurant is owned and operated by the James Beard Award winning Chef Joseph Lenn.

PUS! Fred Sauceman shares a Chow Chow recipe that he learned in the kitchen of Janette & Joe Carter family in Hilton's Virginia. 

A portrait of J.C. Holdway, Chef Joseph Lenn's Uncle Joe painted by Amy Campbell in 2016. Details about the restaurant JC Holdway

A portrait of J.C. Holdway, Chef Joseph Lenn's Uncle Joe painted by Amy Campbell in 2016. Details about the restaurant JC Holdway

 

 

 

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Ronni Lundy mess'n with greens from "Victuals", and Chef John Fleer, Rhubarb, Asheville, NC

2 time James Beard Award winner Ronni Lundy reads “Messin’ With Greens”, from her book “Victuals” , plus an early pioneer of local taste in fine dining, early visions while chef at Black Berry Farm, Walalnd, TN  with Chef John Fleer, of Rhubarb, Asheville, NC.

Ronni Lundy reads from her chapter "Messin' with greens" from her 2 time James Beard award winning book "Victuals". 

Ronni Lundy reads from her chapter "Messin' with greens" from her 2 time James Beard award winning book "Victuals". 

This is Ronni Lundy's coffee table, full of treats the day I drove over to her home to visit and record a few of her stories before her book tour for "Victuals". 

This is Ronni Lundy's coffee table, full of treats the day I drove over to her home to visit and record a few of her stories before her book tour for "Victuals". 

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Ronni Lundy with "Drive In Strawberry Pie". Fred Sauceman "Strawberries & Mother's Day"

May 6, Show Notes: "Strawberry Show":
Ronni Lundy (James Beard Award winning Author for cook book of the year for her book “Victuals”) with her story about “Drive in Strawberry Pie”. Fred Sauceman on strawberries, Wayne Scott, and Mother’s Day. Dee Dee Constantine and Strawberry Jam Recipe. David & Linda Lay on farming strawberries and playing traditional music. Plus news on the @Nine lakes Wine Festival & ticket drawing. 

Connect with Ronni Lundy: http://ronnilundy.com/

Fred Sauceman with his story about strawberries, Wayne Scott, and Mother’s Day. https://www.facebook.com/fred.sauceman

Wine festival ticket drawing: http://www.tennesseefarmtable.com/wine-festival-ticket-drawing/

Nine Lakes Wine Festival Link:  https://www.ninelakeswinefestival.com/

Dee Dee Constantine (Food writer for the Knoxville News Sentinel) and a recipe for Strawberry Jam: https://www.facebook.com/deedee.constantine.3

David and Linda Lay. Musicians and Strawberry farmers from Rogersville, TN.: https://www.facebook.com/david.lay.372  

James Beard Award winner Ronni Lundy: http://ronnilundy.com/

James Beard Award winner Ronni Lundy: http://ronnilundy.com/

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“Farm Market Fresh”

April 29, Show Notes:
Amy visits with Dr. Chris Sneed, PhD, Extension Specialist, UT Extension Institute of Agriculture, University of Tennessee. We discuss the program developed by Dr. Sneed and Janie Burney, PhD, RD called “Farm Market Fresh”. The primary objective of this program is to encourage fruit and vegetable consumption by limited-resource families.  By using their SNAP benefits at farmers’ markets accepting EBT, families can have greater access to fruits and vegetables and learn how to select, prepare and store them in healthy ways. 
Contact Dr. Sneed by phone at: (865) 200-4534, or by email: csneed@utk.edu.
https://ag.tennessee.edu/fcs/Pages/Food/FarmersMarketFresh.aspx

Spring Onion Soup recipe from Mary Constantine, contact:  https://www.facebook.com/deedee.constantine.3

Nine Lakes Wine Festival information, location, tickets : https://www.ninelakeswinefestival.com/

Enter to win a pair of tickets at this link: http://www.tennesseefarmtable.com/wine-festival-ticket-drawing/

Contact Dr. Sneed by phone at: (865) 200-4534, or by email: csneed@utk.edu. https://ag.tennessee.edu/fcs/Pages/Food/FarmersMarketFresh.aspx

Contact Dr. Sneed by phone at: (865) 200-4534, or by email: csneed@utk.edu.

https://ag.tennessee.edu/fcs/Pages/Food/FarmersMarketFresh.aspx

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Muscadine Wine & The Winery at Seven Springs Farm, Maynardville, TN

-Muscadine wine by way of Rick Riddle of The Winery at 7 Springs Farm in Maynardville, TN   https://www.facebook.com/theWineryatsevenspringsfarm/

-A recipe for Blackberry wine cake from Mary Constantine Food writer from the Knoxville Knoxville News Sentinelhttps://www.facebook.com/deedee.constantine.3

Plus an entertaining tale about Thunder road, Junior Johnson, revenuers and the front porch by way of Rick Riddle 

-Win tickets to the Nine Lakes Wine Festival, 2017. https://www.ninelakeswinefestival.com/

Rick Riddle holding a bottle of the award winning Muscadine wine from The Winery at Seven Springs Farm, Maynardville, TN.  https://www.facebook.com/theWineryatsevenspringsfarm/

Rick Riddle holding a bottle of the award winning Muscadine wine from The Winery at Seven Springs Farm, Maynardville, TN.  https://www.facebook.com/theWineryatsevenspringsfarm/

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Dustin & Stacey Busby, Private Catering & Chef, Appalachian Fest, Knoxville. Fred Sauceman & Red Bud Jelly & Tennessee Food events!

Dustin & Stacey Busby of Alcoa, TN, owners of the private chef and catering company DSB Provisions
-Fred Sauceman's 
story about Red Bud Jelly from Johnson City, TN.
-Dr. Campbell fishing tip according to the budding of the red bud trees from Knoxville, TN.
-2nd Annual Appalachian Fest (Cornbread, apple cake, singing, poetry, and storytelling).
Date: 4.1.2017, Time: 5:30 p/m/ - 9 p.m., More information Facebook.
Links to events:
Mule Day Details: Marc 27th through April 2nd, 2017 •  http://muleday.org/about/
The 21st Annual Cornbread Festival: South Pittsburg, TN, APRIL 29 & 30,2017•  http://nationalcornbread.com/

Illustration drawn to describe the 2nd Appalachian Festival, Knoxville by Amy Campbell

Illustration drawn to describe the 2nd Appalachian Festival, Knoxville by Amy Campbell

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DSB Provisions (Dustin & Stacey Busby & Nourish Knoxville CSA Fair & more!

Show Notes and links:
Feature: Dustin & Stacey Busby of Alcoa, TN, owners of the private chef and catering company DSB Provisions
Plus:
Fred Sauceman's
story about Red Bud Jelly from Johnson City, TN.
Dr. Campbell fishing tip according to the budding of the red bud trees from Knoxville, TN.
A beautiful gospel song from Jeff Barbara & Sarah Pirkle of Blount Co, TN. 
And news of events in our Tennessee region.

Links to events:
Mule Day Details: Marc 27th through April 2nd, 2017 •  http://muleday.org/about/
The 21st Annual Cornbread Festival: South Pittsburg, TN, APRIL 29 & 30,2017•  http://nationalcornbread.com/
•Nourish Knoxville, East TN farmers CSA Fair 2017! March 30th, from 4 - 6 p.m.  At the C.W. Cansler Family YMCA, Knoxville, TN.

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Dustin & Stacey Busby of DSB Provisions, Alcoa, TN www.dsbprovisions.com

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JEM Farm & CSA, Rogersville, TN. Plus Nourish Knoxville CSA Fair 2017

A visit with Elizabeth & John Malayter from JEM Farm, Rogersville, TN and learn about the products they offer and the CSA they offer. Also, hear news of the upcoming Nourish Knoxville CSA Fair, March 30th. 
Contact JEM Farm at: jemfarm@gmail.com

Contact Nourish Knoxville for CSA Fair details at: https://nourishknoxville.org/event/csa-fair-2017/

John, Elizabeth and Emma Malayter of JEM Farm in Rogersville, TN.

John, Elizabeth and Emma Malayter of JEM Farm in Rogersville, TN.

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Seed Saving & Stories with John Coykendall

02/18/2017 Show Notes:
Seed Saving & Stories with our ole seed saving pal John Coykendall of Knoxville, TN. John tells us how he became a seed saver, some of the varieties he has saved, where to find old time heirloom seed like the ones he saves, and shares some cute stories.

Current Events:
The Community Supported Agriculture Fair “CSA Fair” Thursday, March 30 4:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M. Located at the C.W.Cansler Family YMCA 616 Jessamine St, Knoxville, TN 37917.
Meet farmers face-to-face and learn about the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program that's right for you! Visitors to the CSA Fair can compare and sign up on the spot or take home a CSA comparison of all CSAs delivering in Knox County and decide later. Workplace groups and corporate wellness program administrators are encouraged to attend and talk to farmers about delivery directly to their office! This event is free and open to the public. Details at https://nourishknoxville.org/

The Grow Your Garden series! Participants will learn about growing a fruits and vegetables this spring and discuss what to plant, when to plant it, and how to grow a spring edible garden.  Pre-registered participants will take home seeds and starter plants provided by CAC Green Thumbs and the Center for Urban Agriculture.
Choose the time and location that works best for your schedule:
9:00 am on Saturday, Feb. 18 at the Knoxville Botanical Garden and Arboretum
12:00 pm on Tuesday, Feb. 21 at the Phyllis Wheatley YWCA
5:30 pm on Wednesday, Feb. 22 at SEEED Knox
The Grow Your Garden series is offered through the Center for Urban Agriculture as a partnership between the Knoxville Botanical Garden and Arboretum, the Phyllis Wheatley YWCA, and SEEED Knox in an effort to help people grow food for themselves and others.
Details about registration and reasonable fees for this series at: Knoxgarden.org

Pictured is a pack of Webb Watson Heirloom Corn Seed Given to Amy by John Coykendall. John writes a little story of origin on the bags he freely shares.

Pictured is a pack of Webb Watson Heirloom Corn Seed Given to Amy by John Coykendall. John writes a little story of origin on the bags he freely shares.

 

 

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"The Knoxville Tamale Tale" with Jack Neely (Executive Director of the Knoxville History Project)

“A Knoxville Tamale Tale” with Jack Neely. Jack let’s us know the rich history of the tamale in Knoxville. It's not all ham, soup beans and sorghum in the culinary history of East Tennessee. Jack tells us about the rich tamale history dating back to as early as 1890!Jack is the Executive Director of the Knoxville History Project. Connect with the Knoxville History Project here:

http://knoxvillehistoryproject.org/

These are the way the tamales looked, tied with twine that Mr Perkins would sell on Market Square referenced in Jack's story.  Illustration by Amy Campbell.

These are the way the tamales looked, tied with twine that Mr Perkins would sell on Market Square referenced in Jack's story.  Illustration by Amy Campbell.

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Helen & Ellen of The Love Kitchen & Valentines sweet treats.

Valentines Day show notes:

Twin sisters Helen and Ellen of The Love Kitchen in Knoxville, Tennessee. (Amy made this recording in 2015 ) . Helen and Ellen have fed thousands of people over the years. Ellen has passed away now, but Helen is still feeding people and spreading love to all she meets. Her saying is one from her Father “Everybody is God’s somebody”. Connect with the love kitchen here: https://www.thelovekitchen.org/about/

-CAPPE Chili Fest info: http://saveitdontpaveit.org/index.htm

-Nourish Knoxville Winter Warmer Dinner info here: https://nourishknoxville.org/event/nourish-knoxvilles-winter-warmer/

Helen, Amy & Ellen at The Love Kitchen in 2015, Knoxville, Tennessee. 

Helen, Amy & Ellen at The Love Kitchen in 2015, Knoxville, Tennessee. 

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John & Susan Keller of Kelmont Farms & CAPPE Chilifest

January 28 Show Notes:
Farmers, John & Susan Keller (Tennessee Farmer of the Year for 2014) of Kelmont Farms in Maryville, TN (this farm has been in continuous operation since 1890). Plus Susan & John also let us know about the upcoming CAPPE ChiliFest taking place February 4, 2017. 
Connect with John and Susan Keller by phone: (865) 983-2174
-Attend Chilifest or connect with CAPPE (Citizens Against Pellissippi Parkway Extension): http://saveitdontpaveit.org/about/mission.html

Special event:
-Mildred Haun Conference, "Foodways: The Intersection of Food in Appalachian Literature, Culture, Traditions, and History”: http://www.ws.edu/special-events/mildred-haun/events/default.shtm
-A evening with Ronni Lundy at Dancing Bear Lodge: https://dancingbearlodge.com/event/an-evening-with-ronni-lundy/?instance_id=72

Susan and John Keller, owners & farmers of Kelmont Farms, Maryville, Tennessee.. Pictured with the table John had made for Susan out of salvaged lumber out of a barn that was torn down from Susan's Hitch Family Farm in Blount County, Tennessee. 

Susan and John Keller, owners & farmers of Kelmont Farms, Maryville, Tennessee.. Pictured with the table John had made for Susan out of salvaged lumber out of a barn that was torn down from Susan's Hitch Family Farm in Blount County, Tennessee. 

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Allan Benton, Folklife Heritage Award Winner

Allan Benton, Owner of Benton’s Smoky Mountain Country Hams, Madisonville, Tennessee and award winner of a “Folklife Heritage Award by The Tennessee Arts Commission”, 2017. Hear the story of how Allan got his Country Ham and smoked bacon  to the well known products they are today. Allan Benton, one of East, Tennessee’s most beloved agricultural producers. Find Allan at: http://bentonscountryhams2.com/

*Fundraiser for Nourish Knoxville https://nourishknoxville.org/ Sunday, January 22, 2 - 6 P.M. at Crafty Bastard Brewery, Knoxville, TNhttps://craftybastardbrewery.com/contact/

Amy & Allan Benton at http://bentonscountryhams2.com/ in Madisonville, TN, January, 2017. Allan has shared several packs of bacon with me to offer up as thank you gifts to our listeners. Check the link that says "Benton Bacon" to enter to win. 

Amy & Allan Benton at http://bentonscountryhams2.com/ in Madisonville, TN, January, 2017. Allan has shared several packs of bacon with me to offer up as thank you gifts to our listeners. Check the link that says "Benton Bacon" to enter to win. 

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